Tag Archives: Sotheby’s

The War of Art in NYC’s Auction Houses

It’s auction season for the arterati, and yesterday’s New York Times was the Antietam of tony gavel houses in the Big Town. There was, for instance, this Christie’s ad in the A section:     Which sends us to this video presented by Loic … Continue reading

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NYT Beats Boston Globe On Old South Church Bay Psalm Book Sale

Late last year, the Boston Globe was on the Old South Church sale of its historic Bay Psalm Book like Brown on Williamson.     But now that the auction is actually on, it’s the New York Times that has … Continue reading

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Why The WSJ Is A Great Newspaper (Picasso Sculpture Edition)

The Weekend Wall Street Journal devotes three full pages to a piece chronicling the quest by one of Pablo Picasso’s granddaughters to catalogue the more than 2000 sculptures created by the 20th Century’s greatest artist. A PICASSO HEIR’S EPIC HUNT … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s Forstmannia

There’s a big bakeoff going on right now at Sotheby’s for 17 paintings from the collection of the late financier and philanthropist Theodore J. Forstmann. The hardworking staff’s favorite? Chiam Soutine’s Le chasseur de chez Maxim: We also like Le chasseur: Then … Continue reading

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